Jennifer Lopez Fronts W Magazine’s May 2016 Issue; Styles In Chanel, Fendi, Belstaff, Giambattista Valli & More
Singer, actress, television judge, designer and entrepreneuress Jennifer Lopez fronts W magazine‘s May 2016 issue.
Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin lensed the shoot. Styling was courtesy of Edward Enninful. For this issue, the stylish Bronx-native dressed in Chanel dresses, a Chanel tunic, Belstaff sweater, Kiki de Montparnasse bralette and boy shorts, Rochas gown, Fendi pullover, Michael Kors Collection dress, Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown and more.
Inside, J. Lo talks about maintaining her relevancy, her career and personal life, work ethic, relationship with the pubic and much more. Below are some excerpts:
On maintaining her relevancy:
“I’ve been in the grind and the game for a long time. At a certain point, people respect you when they see you fall down and get back up. The more you’re in this life, the more they celebrate your triumphs.”
On her career and personal life:
“When it comes to work, I never get tired. But with personal failures, I have thought, This is too hard. When my marriage ended, it was not easy to find forgiveness. It wasn’t the dream that I had hoped for, and it would have been easier to fan the flames of resentment, disappointment, and anger. But Marc is the father of my children [8-year-old twins], and that’s never going away. So, I have to work to make things right. And that is, by far, the hardest work I do.”
On her work ethic:
“I do have trouble saying no. It’s hard for me not to imagine doing everything I am asked to do. Even if I hear a song that someone else has done or watch a film that someone else is in, I think, Oh, I would do it like this. Or, I wish I could do it like that. Luckily, I love to work.”
On her relationship with the pubic:
“People may now think I’m ‘nice,’ but they still act surprised when I’m smart. It’s a man’s world, and, truly, people in a business setting do not value a woman as much as a man. I feel like I’m constantly having to prove myself. If a man does one thing well, people immediately say he’s a genius. Women have to do something remarkable over and over and over. And, even then, they get questions about their love life. People underestimate me. They always have, and maybe that’s for the best. It’s fun to prove them wrong.”
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